the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Franklin Lakes NJ, On Monday evening, November 14th, the area’s finest restaurants and caterers will join together at the Indian Trail Club in Franklin Lakes for the 24th Annual …A Fall Night of Fine Dining. On this special occasion, West Bergen is honored to present its prestigious Distinguished Service Award to outstanding community leaders, Esther and Patrick Fletcher of River Edge.
In announcing the Fletcher’s selection, Thomas H. Bruinooge, Esq., President of West Bergen’s Board of Trustees said, “I am so pleased that Esther and Pat have been selected as the honorees. They are special individuals who give freely of themselves to benefit others. Their dedication is emblematic of the spirit of commitment to West Bergen that has enabled the Agency to serve others for over 50 years.” Their partnership with West Bergen began several years ago when Pat became a Member of West Bergen’s Board of Trustees, and was Executive Vice President from 2011 to 2014. Over the years, Esther and Pat have been active and dedicated West Bergen supporters. They have been co-hosts of numerous West Bergen events, including the Annual Brunch and A Fall Night of Fine Dining. Please visit afallnight.com for reservations and complete information. Tickets are $175 per person and are tax deductible. Seating is limited.
Participating restaurants include Bibi’z Restaurant Lounge, Westwood; Blue Moon Mexican Café, Wyckoff; Chestnut Deli & Catering, Ridgewood; Caffe Anello, Westwood; Esty Street, Park Ridge; Francesco’s Restaurant, Woodland Park; Indian Trail Club, Franklin Lakes; NOVO Mediterranean Fare, Ridgewood; 103 Prime at Valentino’s, Park Ridge; Paul & Jimmy’s Ristorante, New York, NY; ROCCA Italian Restaurant, Glen Rock; Roots Steakhouse, Ridgewood; Steel Wheel Tavern, Ridgewood; Village Green Restaurant, Ridgewood and The Village Grille, Waldwick. Dessert selections will be presented by Baking Grace, Hawthorne; Ben & Jerry’s, Ridgewood; Creative Chocolates, Woodland Park; Mimi’s Cookies, Waldwick and The Plum & The Pear, Wyckoff.
At the event, each restaurant will serve individual portions of their most innovative entrée, enabling attendees to experience a variety of cuisines. Chuck Russo, owner of Carlo Russo’s Wine and Spirit World in Ho-Ho-Kus, will select a variety of wines and craft beers for the occasion. Music for dancing will be provided by Modern Jazz Trio, which will perform classic standards and Broadway favorites by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers and others.
Sponsoring this year’s event is Boiling Springs Savings Bank. Reservations for …A Fall Night of Fine Dining can be made on the new website, www.afallnight.com or by contacting Carol Cohen, Director of Development, at West Bergen Mental Healthcare, (201) 444-3550.